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China’s internet watchdog intensifies clampdown on ‘chaotic’ online fan clubs


China’s internet watchdog is pursuing a two-month campaign to discipline online fan clubs, which often show their support for a celebrity by doxxing and trolling rival groups, in a move to clean up the country’s cyberspace of opinion manipulation.The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said in a statement on Tuesday that it aims to put an end to the “chaos” involving these online fan clubs, which can have millions of passionate followers supporting a popular celebrity such as a film star…

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